Charlotte, NC, April 24, 2018 – SATO, a leading global provider of Auto-ID solutions that empower workforces and streamline operations announced today the appointment of Tim Cook to the position of President of SATO America. An industry veteran of 25 years with 6 years as SATO America’s Sr. Vice President of Sales. His leadership accelerated growth and market expansion for the company. Earlier in his career, Tim held executive positions with Avery Dennison/Monarch, Zebra Technologies, and Honeywell AIDC.
In his new role as President of SATO America, Tim assumes the execution responsibility and oversight of the company’s North and Central America, Caribbean, and Mexico business.
“Throughout his 25-year career in the data collection, labeling, and printing industry, Tim has demonstrated a keen sense of market awareness, vision, and exceptional management skills that support SATO’s long-term strategies. Representing an excellent balance of customer needs and corporate responsibility, we are incredibly pleased to advance Tim to the position of President,” stated Goro Yumiba, Chairman and Executive Officer of SATO North America.
“I am honored to become SATO America’s new President. It is my mission to continue the company’s tradition of providing dependable and trusted, world-class products and services that provide accuracy and labor savings on our customers’ frontline operations. Our commitment to the discovery of new market applications, dedication to customer value, and the outstanding people of SATO, will all propel us toward a future filled with shared success,” stated Tim Cook.
SATO (TOKYO:6287) is a global auto-ID solutions provider for leading manufacturing, logistics, retail, food & beverage, health care companies. With a bottom-up understanding of on-site use applications, SATO tags items with identifiers to improve supply chain flows of tomorrow by solving managerial and operational challenges of today. An industry pioneer with 79 years of expertise and a 5,000+ strong global workforce in 27 countries, SATO engineers solutions to streamline operations, boost accuracy, support sustainability initiatives, provide assurance and emotional connections, extending value all the way to the consumer. For the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019, it reported revenues of JPY 116,179 million (USD 1.05 billion*). More information about SATO can be found at www.satoworldwide.com, LinkedIn and Twitter.
*Conversion is based on an average exchange rate of 1 US Dollar = 110.92 Japanese Yen